A.E. van Vogt: The Players of Null-A (Null-A #2)
Originally published in 1949 the whole Null-A series had strong influence on Phillip K. Dick.
This rings a bell, doesn’t it? Yeah, those work from home video calls (not only) during COVID:
He bent down and clicked on the receiver but, because he was still in his pajamas, left the video plate blank.
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